Openings and Closings

The Whale Raw Bar & Fish House Reopens With Party, Specials

The Whale Raw Bar & Fish House in Parkland is celebrating their grand re-opening with a party on September 15th.

The seafood house will unveil its new interior and new menu with free food samples, giveaways, live music, and drink specials all evening. Get there early to enjoy an open bar from 5 - 6 p.m.

The opening party will also feature a guest bartender and charity raffle, with proceeds benefiting Boca Helping Hands, a 501(c)(3) community support center for those in need, through food and assistance.

Danielle Williams, founder of The Whale Raw Bar,

invested over $10,000 to overhaul the restaurant's bar and dining area.

The restaurant's chef, Victor Franco, is also introducing 15 new menu items including

Bahamian scallops with sweet potato mash drizzled in vanilla rum-butter

sauce and spicy tuna lettuce wraps.

Williams is also introducing some new promotions at the restaurant, including the ongoing "on the house",

where the restaurant will pick up the tab for one table each night.

Each evening between 5 - 10 p.m., management will select one random

table to receive their meal "on the house".

The Whale is also offering guests a buy one entree:get a second half-off special.

From September 15 - October 15, buy one of the restaurants 15 new menu

items, and the second new menu item is half-priced.

Other offers and specials can be obtained by texting "Whale" to 84700, or joining their mailing list.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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